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Issued:12/04/13

Professors Steve Fothergill and Tina Beatty have been in demand this week after their research into the impact of welfare reform across England, Wales and Scotland was covered extensively in the national media.

Their research shows that £19.1bn will be taken out of the economy as a result of welfare reform, with areas of the north, Wales and Scotland particularly affected.